Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

I'm trying to install a Perl app using ExtUtils::MakeMaker, as a first step towards building a .deb package.

The app requires various (read-only) text files, icons and sound files that need to be installed too.

MANIFEST correctly lists all files, Perl and non-Perl, but running Makefile.PL only installs the Perl files.

What's the recommended shows no interest in anything that's not Perl. I read the docs for EU::MM, and also perlnewmod etc, none of which offer clues.

What's the recommended method of installing everything at once?